Nhung is a physician, author, mother of three, and an advocate for social justice in education. She is offering virtual and in-person half day bookings, but availability may be limited.
School visits and presentations are Suzy's favourite part of being an author. Her enthusiasm for everything literary is infectious, and will have your students digging deep to explore their own experience, emotions and writing talent. Suzy is available for in-person sessions in 2023-24.
A journalist, book reviewer, author, and humorist, Debby Waldman calls herself a jack-of-all trades writer. Debby plans to be available for bookings in 2023-24. Please check back in August 2023 for updates.
A former teacher, Lois Donovan is the author of two Young Adult, time-travel historical novels. In addition to reading and writing, Lois enjoys sharing her passion for Canada’s stories, and her love of writing at schools, conferences and conventions. Lois is available for in-person sessions in the Calgary and virtual sessions anywhere in Alberta in 2023-24.
Edmonton-based author Joe Simons is retired from a satisfying career in special ed programs with ECSD. He is currently working on the the sequel to Under A Living Sky which he looks forward to sharing someday! Joseph is offering both in-person and online sessions for 2023-24 and he is open to travel.
Steven Sandor is an author, magazine editor and broadcaster based in Edmonton. He’s written novels for young adults and has written non-fiction sports books for adult audiences. Please check back in August for Steven's availability.
St. Paul-based Diane Mae Robinson is an international multi-award-winning children/teen author, artist, art teacher, part-time editor and, formally, a writing instructor at the Creative Writing Institute and international short story judge. She is currently a non-touring member and not available for bookings through YABS.
David A. Poulsen has been a broadcaster, teacher, football coach, rodeo cowboy, stage and film actor and--most of all--writer. The author of more than 25 books, many for middle readers and young adults, David spends 60 to 80 days a year in classrooms across Canada (and beyond) as a visiting author/presenter. “I never tire of sharing my love for reading and writing with kids (and adults) of all ages." David is available for in-person sessions for 2023-24 and is happy to travel. He is open to online sessions upon request.
Lorna Schultz Nicholson is full-time writer who divides her time between Edmonton, Alberta and Penticton, British Columbia. She has published children’s picture books, middle grade fiction, YA fiction and non-fiction sports books. Lorna’s books are about family, friendships, and, well, the ups and downs of life. For the 2023/24 school year, Lorna is offering all of her sessions both in-person and online. She is open to travel and loves in-person visits.